Robert Lee Longshore
August 03, 1942 ‒ January 22, 2020
Robert Lee Longshore, age 77, of Sunbury, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Kobacker House.
Bob was a lifetime grain farmer, carrying on the family tradition, he was always looking for new ways to do things and was very proud of all he accomplished. He loved sharing his love for farming with anyone who was interested. Bob enjoyed collecting and restoring old tractors frequently taking them to tractor shows and fairs. He enjoyed trips to Amish Country and fishing trips to Canada. He was a huge Ohio State Basketball fan, and loved watching RFD TV. Known to be a bit stubborn Bob also had a huge heart, always helping out anyone in need.
He was a member of Vans Valley Community Church, the Ohio Farm Bureau, Ohio No-Till Council and the Land of Legend Tractor Club.
Born August 3, 1942 in Columbus to the late John G. and Frances E. (Simms) Longshore. Also preceded in death by sister and brother-in-law, Shirley and Bill Mertel; sister-in-law Diane Longshore; brother-in-law, Mel Bell.
Survived by sister, Carole Bell; brothers, Donald and Randy (Kathy) Longshore; nieces and nephew, Daun Longshore, Debbie Benoit, Lori Lenzer, Lisa Luoma, Lisa Phelps, Stacy Ruh, Heather Johnston, Casey Longshore; great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends may call 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, 637 N. State Route 61, (at SR 3), Sunbury, where Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM on Wednesday. Pastor Larry DeWitt officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the Kobacker House, c/o OhioHealth Foundation, 180 E. Broad Street, Columbus, OH 43214 or Vans Valley Community Church, 4440 E. State Route 37, Sunbury, OH 43074 in Bob’s memory.
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